Medical Quiz

Orthopedic Surgeon Quiz


Since orthopaedic oncology is so small, surgeons would likely be working where?

A. Rural areas

B. Major hospitals

C. Swedish


How long is residency?

A. 3 years

B. 5 years

C. 7 years

D. 4 years

T/F: Hand surgery is second most competitive

A. T

B. F

T/F: In foot and ankle, it is unlikely you will see diabetic foot infections because that is reserved for podiatrists

A. T

B. F

Paideia means what?

A. Bones

B. Incisions

C. Rearing of children

D. Casting

What is the most common fellowship for ortho?

A. Joints

B. Hands

C. Sports

D. Pediatrics

In spinal surgery, as an orthopaedic surgeon, you’ll stick to the ____ spine and leave the spinal ____ to neurosurgeons

A. Soft; cord

B. Bony; Nerves

C. Bony; cord

D. Soft; nerves

T/F: Orthopaedic residency is significantly more inpatient than outpatient

A. T

B. F

T/F: A great deal of pediatrics is operative

A. T

B. F

T/F: podiatry generally deals with more nonoperative treatments

A. T

B. F

T/F: joints usually deals with hip and knee replacements

A. T

B. F

T/F: trauma tends to be predictable

A. T

B. F

T/F: Foot and ankle mainly deals with bony and soft tissue work

A. T

B. F

Orthopaedic surgeons specializing in tumors will mostly be dealing parts of the body. EXCEPT

A. extremeties

B. spine

C. joints

D. pelvis

What does targeted muscle reinnervation allow patients to do?

A. Experience better blood flow

B. Use prosthetics with more function with rerouted nerves

C. Be stronger

D. Attach prosthetics to their arm


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